Indian Canyon, California
Infrared is invisible to the human eye. It is just below our visual spectrum. This light range can be captured by special film, filters, or cameras that are converted to be sensitive to infrared. I had LifePixel convert older Canon camera to capture this realm of vision. These are my first captures.
Sierra Nevada Foothills
Joshua Tree National Park
Franklin County Conservatory, Columbus, Ohio
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- Franklin County Conservatory, Columbus, Ohio
The 2017 Columbus Skyline Poster Calendar has arrived. Calendars are available for purchase at Haus Frau Haven, 769 South Third St. in German Village. Part of the proceeds go to the German Village Society. Calendars are selling for $9.00.
Eau De Vie © Larry Hamill
Here’s our sneak preview of the upcoming 2010 ART of Seeing book, due out in April. Published by Alcove Books, this annual photography collection is dedicated to editorial, fine art, landscape, nature, travel, and artistic commercial photography.
Their publications have been described as “stunning” by the San Francisco Chronicle. ART of Seeing offers professional photographers a means of reaching an audience of 6,000 creative buyers, photo galleries, stock houses, and collectors.
Glenn Steiner, an award-winning photographer and lifetime member of the American Society of Media Photography, juried this year’s book. Glenn teaches digital photography and Photoshop techniques at the Mendocino Art Center in California.
Strolling © Larry Hamill
The above images, Eau de Vie & Strolling, are from the upcoming publication. The following images were part of the ART of Seeing collections from 2007-2009.
Red Chair © Larry Hamill
Hovering © Larry Hamill
For more info or to obtain a copy please contact Tom Palmer at Alcove Books. ART of Seeing can also be downloaded as a pdf file from Alcove Books website.
Eye Mosaic © Larry Hamill
Kojo © Larry Hamill
Larry was recently asked to be a guest curator for Ragazine.cc, the on-line magazine of art, information and entertainment.
Originating in the mid-1970s in Columbus, Ohio, Ragazine was the title of an alternative newspaper published by a small group of friends. In 2004, it was revived on the web as Ragazine.cc by Mike Foldes, founder and managing editor, and continues to be a collaboration of artists, writers, poets and photographers.
Guest curators are asked to gather work from fellow artists and photographers that they believe merit a larger audience. Larry selected Columbus photographers Kojo Kamau and Chas Ray Krider as featured artists for the November-December 2009 issue.
Following a four-year stint as an Air Force photographer in the early 1960s, Kojo has spent a lifetime photographing Columbus, Ohio. His photos include well-known locals like Elijah Pierce, as well as nationally known figures Maya Angelou, Muhammed Ali and fellow photographer, Gordon Parks.
Gordon Parks © Kojo Kamau
Chas Ray also started out documenting life in Columbus and over the years moved to framing the darker side of life. Two of his erotica series are entitled Goodbye Kitty and Days of Noir.
Chas Ray © Larry Hamill
The images of Kamau and Krider, posed here with cameras of yesteryear, are part of Larry’s ongoing Colorful Camera Series. The first of these images can be seen in a previous post entitled Digital Technology Changes in a Flash.
Latina Dancers © Larry Hamill
We’d like to share with you, LIQUID MOTION, our first video production. Shot at 400 frames per seconds on a Casio point and shoot camera, the video juxtaposes water in motion with Latina Dancers, creating a mesmerizing slow motion effect.
Latina Dancers with Water © Larry Hamill
Water images were shot at the Marble Cliff public fountain in Columbus, Ohio. The effect of water moving through space, in lieu of falling towards the ground, was achieved by turning the camera sideways.
Sound track was provided courtesy of Kevin MacLeod. More about Kevin’s music can be found at www.kmacleodmusic.com.
Special thanks to John Heck for use of his camera and advice on music selection.
Kodachrome Basin State Park © Larry Hamill
Seventy-four years after Kodak began producing Kodachrome and thirty-six years after the release of Paul Simon’s lyrics about the nice bright colors giving us the greens of summers, Kodak shuttered it Kodachrome film production last month.
With all the advances in digital photography, it was just a matter of time before mama Kodak took our Kodachrome away.
According to Crave – The Gadget Blog, Kodak is donating its last rolls of Kodachrome to the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, N.Y.
Dara Kerr’s post entitled, Kodak winds last rolls of Kodachrome, notes that one of these last rolls will be shot by Steve McCurry.
McCurry is perhaps best known for his photo of an Afghan refugee girl with bright green eyes, which graced the cover of National Geographic in 1985. Of course, the shot was taken with Kodachrome film.
More on McCurry’s career with National Geographic can be seen on YouTube.